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Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

From left, festival president Pierre Lescure, actors Josh Brolin, Emily Blunt and director Denis Villeneuve for the screening of the film Sicario at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.

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Nick Kyrgios advances to 2nd round at Open de Nice

NICE, France (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner hit 16 aces to reach the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice in a tight all-American contest with Steve Johnson on Tuesday.

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Stosur advances to Strasbourg International quarterfinals

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International with a walkover after opponent Lesia Tsurenko withdrew with a back injury on Tuesday.

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CANNES WATCH: Andie’s glow, Colin’s happily single, and more

Actress Andie MacDowell poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film Inside Out at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, Pool)

CANNES, France (AP) — Andie MacDowell has been coming to Cannes for some 30 years, and she still knows how to slay on a red carpet.

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Top-seeded Keys, No. 2 Jankovic reach Strasbourg 2nd round

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Top-seeded American Madison Keys overcame an inconsistent serve to reach the second round of the Strasbourg International with a 6-4, 6-3 win against countrywoman Christina McHale on Monday.

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